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Welcome to Arizona,
the Grand Canyon State
|How to Find Information about Arizona Ancestors|
- La Paz
- Santa Cruz
- Extinct or Renamed Counties:
- Castle Dome AZ · Doña Ana AZ · Ewell AZ · Lincoln NV ·
Mesilla AZ · Nye NV · Pah-Ute AZ · Rio Virgin UT
- Previous Jurisdictions to land in Arizona shows when counties were created, maps, and where their records are now located.
Colorado River · Little Colorado River · Gila River · Beale Wagon Road · Butterfield Overland Mail · Honeymoon Trail · Juan Bautista de Anza Trail · Old Spanish Trail · Route 66 · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway
Did You Know?
- There are 21 Indian reservations in Arizona.
- Explored 1540; few setters until 1840.
- Early records in Spain, Mexico, New Mexico.
- U.S. territory after Mexican War 1846-1848.
- 1853 Gadsden Purchase added land south of the Gila River for Butterfield Overland Mail and Southern Pacific Railroad routes.
- Gretna Greens. When an eloping Arizona couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, or Yuma, Yuma, Arizona.
- Prison Records. Arizona Department of Corrections has a searchable online database of 100 years of Inmate Admissions (1872 - 1972).
- Arizona Births and Christening (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Arizona Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Arizona Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Arizona Mariages, (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Arizona, Maricopa County Probate Case Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Arizona Service Records of Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Obtain additional help
- Call or chat with an experienced researcher
- Join a Facebook Group
- Consult a Professional Genealogist
- Arizona Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- How to order Arizona Vital Records
- Researching Arizona Census Records
- State of Arizona County & City Government Court links
- Rotating Formation Arizona County Boundary Maps and Atlases
- Arizona Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- List of Arizona Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies
- History & Facts of Arizona Counties
- American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
- The American Civil War
- Family Tree Encyclopedia - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
- Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research
- Research in Arizona Military Records
Help with the Arizona Wiki pages
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need willing volunteers. You can help:
- Expand county articles
- Check links on pages
- ...and more
- ↑ Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).
- This page was last modified on 10 August 2014, at 18:21.
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